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Interview with Elleria Janas, founder of Ellie and Carl

Interview with Elleria Janas, founder of Ellie and Carl

[ 0 ] 23/01/2019 |

Some people have a special gift. The kind of gift that makes them radiate and spread their light even through a screen. One of this rare individuals is Elleria Janas (aka Ellie) and I truly hope I will be given the opportunity of meeting her in person one day. Here is her inspiring story and […]

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Today a reader, tomorrow a leader

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader

[ 0 ] 22/01/2019 |

This week marks a week long celebrations to raise awareness about diverse children’s book with the highlight being the 25th of January, the Multicultural Children’s Book Day (#MCBD2019). MCBD is an NGO and their mission is not only to raise awareness for the kids’ books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these books […]

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New Free to Download Magazine for Mums

New Free to Download Magazine for Mums

[ 0 ] 21/01/2019 |

I love books, I guess you know that by now. So you can imagine my excitement when I discovered Mom’s Favorite Reads, a brand new online magazine for mums that focuses on books, reading and literature. Moreover, Moms Favorite Reads represents an international community of like minded mums, established to encourage reading among adults and […]

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Celebrating Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD 2019)

Celebrating Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD 2019)

[ 0 ] 13/01/2019 |

This is my first year participating in the online event Multicultural Children’s Book Day as an author and book reviewer. I am honored to be part of this, helping to raise awareness for children’s books that celebrate diversity and inspire a love of learning. I received a digital copy of the illustrated children’s book ‘Amelie […]

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Reflections on the positive things that took place in 2018

Reflections on the positive things that took place in 2018

[ 0 ] 16/12/2018 |

Life with small children can often be hectic. What I miss the most in our ‘married with kids’ life are moments of stillness and quiet, being all by myself. Moments where I can sit down, enjoy a cup of coffee, read a book, write, reflect on anything and everything. The kids now are at a […]

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The mismatched socks and the multicultural child

The mismatched socks and the multicultural child

[ 0 ] 01/12/2018 |

Erik (5 years old) grows up in a home which is a little bit different than others in the small city of Norway that we’ve been living during the last 2 years. His mum (me) is a native speaker in a language that his dad (Roy) doesn’t speak. His dad is a native speaker in […]

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Interview with Dr. Ute Limacher-Riebold, Language Consultant & Intercultural Communication Trainer

Interview with Dr. Ute Limacher-Riebold, Language Consultant & Intercultural Communication Trainer

[ 0 ] 10/10/2018 |

Dr. Ute Limacher-Riebold​ has lived in several European countries and has managed to thrive in all the places she has lived so far. She holds a PhD in Philology and is a professional Language Consultant and Intercultural Communication Trainer. Her expertise lies in linguistics and intercultural communication. In her consultations and person tailored trainings, she helps and […]

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My husband – the one who pushes me out of my comfort zone

My husband – the one who pushes me out of my comfort zone

[ 0 ] 09/10/2018 |

Today I would like to write about my husband. The driving force behind many of the things I have managed to accomplish in life, smaller or bigger. As a personality trait, I tend to be resistant to certain types of change. In particular, I will resist change when that means pushing myself way far out […]

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Malta Comic Con celebrates 10 years! What’s on?

Malta Comic Con celebrates 10 years! What’s on?

[ 0 ] 02/10/2018 |

The Malta Comic Con is a fantastic opportunity for our children to learn more about comics but also to meet new like-minded people and make new friends. I have always been a fan of comics and I still read them now that I have grown up. I remember these were the only kind of books […]

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Mothers, Let’s Unite to end Breastfeeding Inequality

Mothers, Let’s Unite to end Breastfeeding Inequality

[ 0 ] 28/08/2018 |

Guest blog post by Neve Spicer*    Break out the balloons and hang the streamers, it’s Breastfeeding Awareness Month! It’s the season to celebrate mothers, babies, and the beautiful bond that nursing creates between them. Best part? No shopping, no wrapping, no returning, no exchanging; it’s all about you and your child. Unfortunately, you do […]

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